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This policy provides guidelines for the Learning Commons' partners in the use of the instructional spaces. The overall objective is to ensure that there is a good match between instructional needs and the individual spaces in the Learning Commons (LC).
1.) Learning Commons' Partners:
Instruction Rooms Description/Details:
Lab environment. 32 fixed computer workstations.IDigital projector. Instructor workstation/Crestron unit. Laptop jack. Microphone and speakers. DVD/VHS player. Capacity: 32. Presentations and instruction sessions needing the use of technology.
Flexible learning space.Configurable tables and chairs. No computer workstations. Digital projector. Instructor workstation/Crestron unit. Laptop jack. Microphone and speakers. DVD/VHS player. Instructors should advise attendees to bring their own laptop or recommend the Laptop Loan service. Should instructors wish to provide laptops, up to 15 are available for sign-out at Circulation Services. Advance planning is required to ensure adequate supply, charging time and access to charging cart. Contact the LC Manager for details. Capacity: 20. Presentations, instruction sessions and meetings needing the use of configurable furniture and/or technology.
Three individual consultation areas with tables, chairs and flexible partitions. Maximum of 5 in each area. Mobile LCD unit and DVD/VHS player. Up to 4 laptops are available on a sign-out basis from Circulation Services. Advance planning may be required to ensure adequate supply. Contact the LC Manager for details. Capacity: 15.
If technical problems arise during regular business hours, contact Library Systems at ext. 5459 or 5794. The LC Manager may also be available.
If there are problems specifically related to the projectors, Crestron touch screen interface (Classrooms A or B), or projection screens after hours on weekdays, please call ext. 3588.
There is no classroom support on weekends or holidays.
Installation of course-specific software or files is subject to approval by Library Systems and will be considered as a last resort. Such software or files must be provided no less than 2 weeks prior to the reservation. Any software or files found to conflict with standard configurations will not be installed.
If course-specific software or files have been installed, Library Systems will arrange a meeting with the person who made the reservation to test the software at least one week prior to the class. If problems are detected, Library Systems will attempt to correct them, or identify those problems which are not correctable. If the reservation contact person does not come to test the software prior to class, Library Systems staff are not responsible for support on the day of class.
Effective: October 31, 2008. 1st revision: September 15, 2009. Latest revision: October 5, 2010.